About your Search

20130101
20130131
SHOW
Today 38
Book TV 21
( more )
STATION
MSNBCW 117
FOXNEWSW 101
CNNW 83
CSPAN 64
CSPAN2 61
MSNBC 52
FOXNEWS 48
WRC (NBC) 46
CNN 39
KGO (ABC) 39
KNTV (NBC) 39
WUSA (CBS) 33
KPIX (CBS) 31
WBAL (NBC) 29
FBC 26
WJLA (ABC) 26
( more )
LANGUAGE
English 978
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 980 (some duplicates have been removed)
-american admitted to the university of mississippi in september of 1962. this is about 40 minutes. >> thank you ralph and john andd mmy gratitude to the library ot congresshe for hosting the even. i will try to put into 30 whnutes what happened to me 50 years ago with some reflection.h this is my tentative book event since the book was published in september and each event is different and each audience is different and your questions are different. i was a 233-year-old arra tc second lieutenant from a small liberal arts college in minnesota, sat down to mississippi along with 15 or 19,000 other soldiers to quell the right to put down the right. i was not aware of where we were going because the kennedy administration that put a clamp on public disclosure. it's not until we got to memphis that we were aware of our mission. it was such a delicate, uncomfortable effort. u.s. military and it was a military oftentimes i say i'm army out of place. the military police had the mission sometimes to put down domestic disturbances that they occurred once every 100 years assumptive to that effect, clearl
in mississippi. we're going to continue to try to work to end abortion in mississippi. and this is an historic day to begin that process. it's been seven years since we got good pro-life legislation passed out of the mississippi legislatur legislature. that's a bill that gives us a great opportunity to do -- to accomplish what our goal needs to be. our goal needs to be to end all abortions in mississippi. i believe the admitting privilege bill give us the best chance to do that. >> we have literally stopped abortion in the state of mississippi. three blocks from the capital sits the only abortion clinic in the state of mississippi. a bill was drafted. it said if you perform an abortion in the state of mississippi, you must be a certified ob/gyn and you must have admitting privileges to a hospital. >> to get admitting privileges to a hospital, it proved to be impossible. no hospital, not one, has been willing to grant privileges to the doctors who work at mississippi's only remaining abortion clinic. the clinic's owner tells the a.p. that the doctors applied for prifls at several hospitals, eac
we're going to try to end abortion in mississippi. we're going to continue to try to work to end abortion in mississippi. and this is an historic day to begin that process. it's been seven years since we got good pro-life legislation passed out of the mississippi legislature. that's a bill that gives us a great opportunity to do -- to accomplish what our goal needs to be. our goal needs to be to end all abortions in mississippi. i believe the admitting privilege bill give us the best chance to do that. trying to make it impossible. the last clinic in the state, which does a lot more than provide abortions, i should say, the deadline for that kink to comply with this new state law, enacted specifically to close it down, that deadline was last friday. the day before that deadline, mississippi governor phil bryant reminded a room full of pastors at an anti-abortion luncheon why he signed that bill in the first place. >> my goal, of course, is to shut it down. >> my goal, he says, is to shut it down. after friday's deadline passed, the next step was to make the health department make
in a movement, i believe, to do what we campaigned of. to say we're going to try to end abortion in mississippi. we're going to continue to try to work to end abortion in mississippi, and this san historic day to begin that process. >> it's been seven years since we've got good pro-life legislation passed out of the mississippi legislature. that's a bill that gives us a great opportunity to do -- to accomplish about what our goal needs to be. our goal needs to be to end all abortions in mississippi. i believe the admitting privileges bill gives us the best chance to do that. >> we have literally stopped abortion in the state of mississippi. the only -- [ applause ] the only in the state of mississippi, a bill drafted saying, if you will do abortion in the state of mississippi you must be a certified ob/gyn with rigs to a hospital. do you know how hard it is to get admitted to the hospital. >> if you are not in the medical field, how hard it proved for the state's own admitting abortion clinic, it proved to be impossible. no hospital, not one, has been willing to grant privileges to the doctors
's big trouble on the mighty mississippi. it's becoming impossible for barges to move on some parts of the river. nbc's kevin tibbles reports on the cargo that is high and dry. >> reporter: the mighty mississippi. so parched and dry that shipping could grind to a halt by week's end. >> we'll soon be hitting record low water levels that we have not seen within the middle mississippi river. >> reporter: drought conditions have failed to replenish the mississippi where in places water levels have dropped 10 feet in 6 months. in thebes, illinois near st. louis, the u.s. army corps of engineers is dredging and blasting the river bottom to help keep shipping lanes open. everything from oil to cement to chemicals, to 60% of u.s. grain exports moved down this river. >> it's a major artery to the gulf coast, no doubt. all the exports go down this river to the center gulf. >> reporter: and this artery is clogged. >> it is clogged up. >> reporter: a typical tow boat moves 15 loaded barges. it would take six locomotives pulling 216 rail cars, or 1,050 tractor-trailers to move the same amount of
the constitutional right to an abortion. ever since, those rights have been rolled back. in mississippi, only -- the only abortion clinic may soon be forced to close. >> how do you feel today? >> anxious. >> 19-year-old, anderson is 12 weeks pregnant. she is about to see the fetus growing inside of her for the first time. but she has chosen not to have her baby. and she is having an ultrasound because under mississippi state law, she is required to look at the image of the fetus before being allowed to have an abortion. >> the thought of giving it away, i could not bear that, because i would be attached to it. but i cannot care for it either. >> she is having her termination in mississippi's only abortion clinic. she may be one of the last woman to have the procedure here. in the next few days, the judge could shut it down. protesters from a local church have gathered outside and tried to dissuade women from going inside. this clinic is not just facing opposition. the majority of mississippi's politicians want it to close, too. in many parts of america is now harder to get an abortion than at
% of the u.s. we have a mississippi drought significantly challenging commerce in the area. we have record low arctic sea ice. we had hurricane sandy and the national climate assessment report says this, quote, summers are longer and hotter and periods of extreme heat last longer than any living american has ever experienced. winters are generally shorter and warmer. rain comes in heavier downpours though in many region there is are longer dry spells in between. obviously the news is not good. that's a combination of over 100 scientists that agree to that. that report is coming out soon. let's bring out an expert, michael brun. i take it you're going to one of the balances. >> i am, cenk, thank you for having me on the show. >> cenk: no problem. maybe you got dressed up for us, which would be awesome. you would be the first. all right, let's talk about the president's speech on climate change. let me give you one more clip, michael, and get you're assessment of this. >> obama: the path towards sustainable energy sources will be long and sometimes difficult. but america cannot resist this t
for having me. >> michael: kate, we read so much about mississippi. mississippi used to have 14 abortion clinics. now it just has one. how in 2013 does something like that happen? >> well, you know, it's a cumulative effect. it's in the early 80s that it had 14, but now the state has put on restriction after restriction. they have rules that you can't have an abortion after 16 weeks you have to have permission if you're a minor. it forced clinics to close. now you have just one clinic and that is under threat of being closed for the next few weeks. >> michael: that clinic is staffed by a doctor who flies in to work there. it just seems that it's so arcane, the laws that they have there. it doesn't mean that abortion is going to go away. it means that women will leave that state and have an abortion in another state. you spoke with a woman who wanted an abortion. i want to listen to what she had to say. >> so what brings you today? >> well, really it's not a good thing. i have two 11-year-olds who are nine months apart. i have a 7-month-old. my oldest are having to go without. it's really
their way through areas of indiana, kentucky, tennessee, through mississippi. we'll include alabama in this and areas of eastern tennessee and kentucky. the most dangerous storms now just rolled through the nashville area. these are tornado warnings. this little cluster has had the strongest winds with it it and the most signs of rotation of tornadic signatures. so anywhere to the east of nashville, give it a half hour and wait until the storms are gone and you'll be safe. also strong storms near richmond and louisville. now a wider view, these storms continue all the way down through mississippi. they are going to roll all the way to the east coast. in the areas of yellow, this line of storms will roll through your town. 15 to 30 minutes. they will have the chance of knocking down trees. that includes everybody up to pittsburgh, washington, d.c., just south of philadelphia and then all the way down through raleigh, charlotte, richmond and atlanta. some time around 10:00 a.m. and through montgomery. fast-moving storms that will bring winds with it. it's going to be 70 in d.c. then t
temperatures. >> i'm kristin fisher on a steam boat in the middle of the mississippi river taking in the sights and sounds of new orleans. i'll have a live >>> today is day one of our blitz and glitz coverage in new orleans. >> as the city prepares for the crush of people, kristin fisher spent some time in calmer territory. >> well, in the middle of the mississippi river and this is about as people place as you will find in new orleans right now, because right now the city is gearing up for an influx of 1 million people as we are just days away from super gras. marty gras and super bowl in one weekend. and it gives you a nice little flavor of all the best that new orleans has to offer. i'll show you what i'm talking about. we have got the steam boat stompers inside. these guys have been -- two hour long afternoon -- listen. >> it wouldn't be mardi gras without this. and of course there's nothing quite like new orleans in the mississippi river. we have the captain himself, captain don. i got to ask, you've been around for a while. you know these waters well. are you guys ready?
the cdc shows that just three states, california, hawaii, and mississippi are the only places where the flu is not widespread. every other state from alaska to florida is reporting the flu across more than half of their given state. dr. sanjay gupta has tips on recognizing that bug and how to get through it. >> randi, it's the worst flu season in years. we've been talking about it all week. emergency rooms in many places overflows. it's a fascinating story. here's what you need to know. >> the flu strikes fast and symptoms much more severe than a common cold. you feel fine one day and then the next a sudden fever, sore throat, headache, and tightness in the chest. >> over 200,000 people every year are hospitalized with influenza. and anywhere from 3,000 to 50,000 people will die each year. >> reporter: flu cases are at epidemic proportions now in some areas of the country. it's the most we've seen this time of year in a decade. >> they may get more complications from this particular h3n2 strain which may make them ill for a longer period of time. >> it typically surfaces earlier in
other news now including winter storm warnings in effect today for mississippi to washington, d.c. meteorologist jennifer delgado with a look at that. >> hi. we've been talking about the heavy rain across parts of the south and now we're talking about snow. it's coming down now for areas including mississippi. you can see on the radar now it's coming down this morning. we'll continue to see those winter weather advisories in place for mississippi through the morning hours. then that storm system will shift over to the west and effect areas like alabama, especially later this afternoon and into the northern parts of georgia. right now for atlanta, you can see, for birmingham, we are just looking at heavy rainfall. again, we'll see that rain shifting over to snow. once we get more of that cold air working in, for washington, d.c. right now you are looking at rain, but you will see that snow working in as we get to the afternoon hours. here is a look at the winter weather advisories and warnings out there. anywhere in pink and purple. in addition to this this will lead to driving p
. and diane dursis. the owner of the only mississippi abortion clinic which is fighting to keep its doors open after restrictive abortion law passed. thank you both for joining me. congresswoman speier, it's a big day. big anniversary. big strides have been made. let's put this graphic up again. five states only have one abortion clinic left. it's a protected right. what's going on in these states though? >> well, there's been a systemic effort by the anti-choice community to go into the states and get laws passed to restrict access to abortion. last year and the year before were the worst two years in terms of the more restrictions that were placed on abortion opportunities for women. 135 laws were passed in over 30 states restricting a woman's right to choose. >> now, diane, when we talk about mississippi, we see that a lot of states and governors are really leading the charge. let me show you how some of the governors around the country are talking about women's right to choose and bors rights. watch this. >> to be clear, my goal and the goal of many of those joining me here today is to mak
. >>> the winter storm dumped 2 to 4 inches of snow in parts of mississippi today and in mississippi and alabama some schools opened late because of concerns about slick roads. >>> it was a tragic love story that prompted a nationwide outpouring of grief for a notre dame football star, but now a lot of folks in the sports world are shaking their heads and wondering after the sports blog dead spin revealed that the much publicized story of heisman trophy candidate manti te'o and his girl friend who died of leukemia was all make believe. >> a 22-year-old stanford grad gets in a new fatal car accident, contracts leukemia and then dies. that's a big tragedy. that's going to be written up somewhere. it wasn't. there was no death notice, no obituary, no funeral announcement. >> yeah, and at the same time te'o released a statement saying he was duped into a fake online and phone relationship with a woman and now he's humiliated. dead spin says a friend of te'o's is behind the hoax and does not rule out te'o may have been part of the deception. either way many people wonder tonight how this whole thing
. california, hawaii, and mississippi are the only ones that haven't yet reported widespread activity but they probably will. five states went down in terms of the level of activity but four states also went up. it's a bit of a wash, wolf. we know the flu season started earlier. it's likely to end a little bit earlier as a result but we just have to collect some more data over the next couple of weeks, wolf. >> and that's what we'll do. we keep hearing that everyone still needs to get a flu shot, that it's not too late. but we're also hearing potentially about shortages. here's the question. is there enough vaccine to go around? >> yes, i believe so. but there's a micro way of looking at this and a macro. you have a certain amount of vaccine that is made and then you've got to sort of predict where it's going to be needed and how to distribute it around the country. a lot of this is based on utilization, flu vaccines in years passed past. 128 million doses distributed and 112 million vaccinated. those are actually pretty good numbers in terms of those that have been vaccinated. if you
of states that continue to deny basic health services to women. one of them is mississippi where a pitched battle threat toenz deny the estate's women their constitutional right to reproductive choice. we will speak with planned patient hooth cecil richards next on "now." at a dry cleaner, we replaced people with a machine. what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. begins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe have to take up to four in a day. or take aleve, which can relieve pain all day with just two pills. good eye. but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? >> spirchlgts speaking on the 40th anniversary of roe v. wade, those that would want to turnover the decision, spoke at the u.s. capitol. >> 40 years today marks the u.s. supreme court's infamous, reckless, and i
in mississippi if you can believe it. it is flying. we have reports of accidents on the roads. people are told to stay off the road ways. it's not like here in the midwest where we have the complement to get out there and plow the road ways. this is the south. it doesn't happen that often. look at this snow. we could get more snow in jackson mississippi than we have in chicago this year. you can see the temperatures cold enough for snow. 34 memphis. 35 nashville. you have to see a little bit of a mix as we head across the tennessee river valley. one ter storm warnings for jackson, up in huntsville, alabama. it will be mainly a rain event. as we head up toward the appalachian area we could get anywhere from 6-12 inches but a wide swath of 3 to 6 inches. winter is here across the south if you can believe it. anywhere from 3 to 6 to 12 inches in the mountains. we will be tracking it. people are told to stay off the road ways in the south. >> they will have the sleds out already this morning. >> if you have pictures send it to us. >> good idea. >>> now stories you can bank on this morning bad nis
, north carolina, central alabama and central portions of mississippi. a little sliver of northern portion of georgia. you can see the movement the storm is taking. right now it's in mississippi. later tonight up through the mid-atlantic. let me show you what it looks like currently. one of those storms that's a mess. very warm out there right now. it's raining. you're probably thinking how will it snow. temperature in 50 degrees in the carolinas. as the day goes on it will get colder and after dark tonight we'll see this rain turning over to a period of pretty moderate to heavy snow. there's where the snow is currently in mississippi. an inch on the ground in jackson, mississippi an an inch of snow in mississippi is like a foot of snow up in the great lakes or northeast. this will shut things down. it's spreading to the north and spread towards tupelo and columbus and northern portions near huntsville. as far as the temperatures go, this is why it's a tricky forecast. 52 in charlotte, 50 in raleigh. you'll be shoveling notice tomorrow morning at this time. how much snow are we talking abo
will leread some of those lar in the show. >> the snow linked to at least one death in mississippi. a man died with his car hit a downed tree parts of mississippi and alabama. four inches of snow which is very rare. >> the storm downed trees and knocked out power to tens of thousands of people. a foot of snow is possible in some of the highest elevations. janice dean is tracking the storm for us. >> i would love to see pictures of the kids having fun. >> wouldn't you? >> oh, yeah. the worst of it is over but look at the southern snow totals over a foot of n-- snow in west virginia, virginia. kentucky 6.3. mississippi, akron 4 inches of snow. something they see maybe once every couple of years. that storm system that brought all of that southern snow is almost out of there. a little bit of extra snow and rain offshore. we are going to watch a series of clipper systems fast moving storms that come into canada and move over the northern planes. it will bring snow but also a reinforcing shot of cold air. 21 chicago, 25 st. louis, 29 nashville. 33 in charlotte. >> janice dean, thank you. stories yo
of northern mississippi, streaming through tennessee and areas of the carolinas. that's where your wet weather's going to be on new year's day. here's a closer view of the radar. rain, no snow, no ice to deal with, anything like that. but kind of a rainy, gloomy start to your new year, especially northern mississippi, alabama, north georgia, as we go throughout the day. your new year's day forecast, first of 2013, no big storms out there on the way. it looks like a quiet start weather-wise to 2013. >>> minimum wage goes up in ten states today. a decent year for stocks. did you notice? plus 2012 was the safest year for air travel ever. you're watching "first look" on this first day of january 2013. woman: we're helping joplin, missouri, come back from a devastating tornado. man: and now we're helping the east coast recover from hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that'
on a republican line. -- our republican line. we will go to a caller from greensboro, mississippi. -- greens go, mississippi. -- greensville, mississippi. caller: i want to say congratulations to the president. host: this part of the white house is closed to vehicular traffic but open to tourists. the blue room is in the center of the white house. that is where the president took his official oath of office as dictated under the constitution. a few blocks away along massachusetts avenue, the vice president took the oath of office at 8:20 this morning. administered by the justice sonia sotomayer. >> i, joseph r. biden jr., do solemnly swear -- [repeats] >> that i will support and defend the constitution of united states -- [repeats] >> against all enemies, foreign and domestic -- [repeats] >> that i bear true faith and allegiance to the same -- [repeats] >> that i take this freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion -- [repeats] >> and that i will well and faithfully discharge -- [repeats] >> the duties of the office on which i am about to enter. [repeats] >> so help me god. [re
of the mighty mississippi is closed halting trade for dozens of ships. and we'll tell you which business stories are worth keeping an eye on today. plus, new york city billionaire mayor just gave vice president biden a compliment that any man could be proud of. details in two minutes. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back. the death toll has risen to 234 in the brazil nightclub fire with many survivors still hospitalized including about 75 in critical condition. investigators say the pyrotechnic flare used during the band's performance that apparently started the fire was for outdoor use only. >>> a 60-mile stretch of the mississippi river is still closed as crews try to clean up leaking crude oil spilled in a barge accident sunday. >>> google maps used to show a vast blank area for north korea, the most shutoff nation in the modern world but after google chairman eric schmidt visited it detailed enough to see pyongyang and the concentration camps. >>> a medical miracle story of a u.s. army veteran who lost all four of his limbs and underwent a roarkable translate procedure. six weeks
morning, why a stretch of the mississippi river is closed again this morning. >>> plus, the president and hillary clinton, a wide-ranging interview. getting lots of buzz this morning. >>> and new details in one of the nation's most famous unsolved murders. [ male announcer ] when you're at the corner of "i'm a new parent" and "i have no idea what i'm doing," you need a hand. well, walgreens is innovating to help. by making prescription refills this easy. and we're bringing our pharmacists out front to answer your questions. at walgreens, we'll do more than help you get well. we'll help you stay well and live well. because that's what it really means to be at the corner of happy and healthy. [ woman ] too weak. wears off. been there. tried that. ladybug body milk? no thanks. [ female announcer ] stop searching and start repairing. eucerin professional repair moisturizes while actually repairing very dry skin. it's so powerful you can skip a day... but light enough you won't want to. dermatologist recommended eucerin. the end of trial and error has arrived. try a free sample at eucerinu
on the mississippi river near vicksburg and began leading crude oil. the coast guard says a leaking tank filled with 80,000 gallons of crude has been contained. >>> back in 1999, the colorado grand jury looking into the death of jonbenet ramsey voted to indict her parents on charges resulting in her death. but the court said there was not enough evidence in the case. >>> president obama is a football fan that thinks the game will have to change because of the danger from the violent hits involved. the public told the new republic it will be better for the players, especially those still in college. >>> casey anthony has filed for bankruptcy on debts of almost $800,000. she faces three civil lawsuits, but most of the money is owed to her defense attorney who won her acquittal in 2011 on charges of murdering her 2-year-old daughter caylee. >>> migraine sufferers, listen up. a new treatment is in the works. coated glasses that block wave lengths of light are being developed. light can trigger painful headaches. it could be helpful to pregnant women and children who can't take most migraine medicat
coast. new orleans, mississippi, alabama, tennessee areas even north carolina will have to deal with some of that rain as we go into the afternoon. washington, d.c. may see a shower, but overall looks like a pretty dry day. that's a look at your national forecast. here's a look at weather outside your window. new york city rang in a pretty mild new year's. temperature was at 41. we're watching areas like north carolina and orlando today. north carolina you look like you got some wet weather. >>> well, minimum wage goes up in ten states today. and a pretty decent year for stocks. have you checked? >>> plus, 2012 was the safest year for air travel ever. you're watching "early today" on this first day of january 2013. >>> what a show it's been all night long. atop the empire state building. that's brand-new lights up and they've been flashing all night long. times square itself, everyone's gone. about 1 million plus were there for the ball drop. and now new york city sanitation workers, they have their work cut out for them. believe it or not, by sunrise, it will look like new. wel
wallace 50 years ago. here's mississippi governor phil brian yesterday. >> we will not enforce any unconstitutional measure, edict, that's being issued by the president of the united states. we need to send a clear message to the federal government that we're not going to continue what we enforce what we believe to be unconstitutional laws. >> different issue, same words. states' rights. back in the 1950s and '60s, local police often stood by and refused to enforce new civil rights laws. now, some conservative sheriffs say they'll refuse to enforce new gun control laws from washington because they may consider them unconstitutional. today's conservatives aren't opposing the right of our children to go to school. but they are standing in the way of our children going to school safely. that's why president obama is proposing these strong, common sense solutions to gun violence. >> that most fundamental set of rights to life and liberty and the pursuit of happiness. fundamental rights that were denied to college stunts dents virginia tech and elementary school students in newtown and
movement in mississippi. a gentle philosophical character, he essentially the father of freedom summer, a very moral character, ultimately had a break down and then has since in the past ten years revived to a new career. c-span: where? >> guest: all of the country, teaching eighth graders how to do first-year algebra, which he says is the dividing line between where you have a chance in life or not much like the right to vote was in mississippi in the 60's. c-span: fred shuttle's worth. >> guest: firebrand birmingham preacher who personalized the duel with bill konar, the lieutenant invited dr. king to birmingham for the climactic showdown of 63. c-span: who was bull konar? >> guest: the police chief in the director of public safety and birmingham who kind of personified segregation in birmingham, the city allows most like k-town in south africa. c-span: and john lewis. >> guest: john lewis, young man grew up stuttering, preaching to chickens in rural alabama, went to college in ashbel, became a screen writer on one of the shock troops and the most devoted of king's followers on the s
overincarceration, it is of tremendous value. we have states as red as mississippi and texas, going out and enacting reforms to into the house and foreign to those in a mississippi, and acted laws and expanded a parole eligibility, placing parole restriction on nonviolent offenders. to act as if you're serving a nonviolent offense, you can be eligible for parole after serving 25% of your sentence rather than 85% of your sins. those were projected to save the state $450 million between 2008-2012, and reduce its prison population growth by a very significant percentage. since 2008, mississippi's crime rate has fallen to its lowest level since 1984. kentucky is another state, enacted a law in 2011, and instituted probation for drug possession, reduced sentences for drug crimes and expanded parole eligibility. that reform is projected to save the state $422 million by 2020, and reduce its prison population growth by almost 19%. in 2011, ohio enacted a law that eliminated the crack again sentencing disparity. passed a series of measures to these reforms were so but unthinkable when i was litigating cases
of campaign to end overincarceration it is of tremendous value. we have states kind of as red as mississippi and texas, can going out to enact reforms but in 2004 and 2008 mississippi, for example, enacted laws that expand a parole eligibility and a limited their truth in sentencing law, placing parole restrictions on nonviolent offenders. they said you're serving a nonviolent offense you can be eligible for parole after serving 25% of your sense rather than 85% of your sins. those reform projected to save the state about $450 million between 2008-2012 and reduce its prison population growth by a very significant percentage. since 2008 mississippi's crime rate has fallen to its lowest level since 1984. kentucky is another state enacted a law that a limited pretrial attention for many drug offenses including marijuana possession, and instituted probation for drug possession have reduced sentences for -- that reform is projected to save the state $422 million by 2020 and reduce its prison population growth by almost 19%. in ohio, in 2011, ohio and acted a lot about a limited crack cocaine sent
described as wild and dangerous. late last night a tornado touched down in mississippi. there are reports of two others hitting arkansas and missouri. several homes have been damaged trees down. this morning there are still tornado warnings as twoeld you in place. then there is indiana. severe storms also damaged homes there knocking out power and forcing roads to close. maria poll lemolina has been tr the storms. >> we are talking about severe weather on this january. we typically don't see temperatures this warm that is why we are eeiseeing severe wear outbreaks. another widespread risk over the panhandle mississippi and through southern pennsylvania. another day where many cities will be impacted by the strong to severe storms possible damaging wind gusts 60 miles an hour. others in itself can cause damage. we have reports of flooding and a flooding threat across places in the great lakes and midwest associated with the same storm system. many of the storms aren't fast moving and that's where we are seeing the flooding concern. heavy rainfall coming down right now. at this hour across
the mississippi river tonight, keep an eye out in indianapolis and nashville after midnight for dangerous storms, strong wind gusts. by early tomorrow morning in new orleans, where thousands are in town for mardi gras and super bowl, you could be hit with some very rough weather. we will keep you updated. tomorrow, the line crosses the appalachians. atlanta, charlotte, right into d.c. later tomorrow and tomorrow night, new york city, the big threat again, straight-line wind damage, gusts over 60, but a few isolated tornadoes. back behind the front and the cold air, it is back as winter hits. frigid air, subzero wind chills and des moines, green bay, six inches or more of snow. wind gusts over 30. temperatures in green bay 41 will fall to near zero tomorrow night and windchills down to 20 below zero. brian, one record streak we would lake to continue, 220 days and counting without a tore died -- tornado fatality. let's hope it continues that way. brian? >> thanks for the update tonight, mike seidel with an unbelievable turn of events in our weather. he is from little rock tonight. >>> president o
of the crowds. >> reporter: hello from. steamboat in the middle of the mississippi river. this is abouts as peace temperature -- this is about as peaceful of a place you're going to find. we're just days away from what's being called super gras. the conversions of mardi gras and the super bowl all in one weekend. the reason i really love this steamboat is it kind of gives you a nice flavor of all the best that new orleans has to offer. come on in and i'll show you what i'm talking about. we've got the steamboat stompers inside playing. what would new orleans be without some good jazz music, right? these guys have been playing throughout the duration of this two-hour long afternoon jazz cruise. take a listen. ♪ >> reporter: wouldn't be mardi gras, wouldn't be new orleans without jazz. and of course, there's nothing quite like new orleans than the mississippi river. to chat more about the steamboat, we've got the captain himself, captain don. captain, i've got to ask. you've been around for a while. you know the waters well. are you guys ready? is this city ready to handle super gras? >>
, southwest into mississippi. forecasters are also warning of severe flash floods. meteorologist janice dean is live from the our fox news weather center. southwest mississippi is what i should have said, right, jd? >> louisiana, mississippi, alabama all the way up the mississippi river, jon scott. tornado warnings, we've had several warnings throughout the morning and we have a tornado watch. that is good until 2:00 p.m. local time for portions of louisiana into mississippi. tornado watch meaning conditions are favorable for tornados and right there we have a tornado warning east of homa we're spotting strong rotation on doppler radar. earlier today we had a trained weather spotter indicate a tornado was on the ground around baton rouge. this is a very dangerous situation. also because we have so much heavy rainfall these tornados can be rain wrapped so you can't see them coming. the other part of this because we have so much heavy rain flash flood watches and warnings for much of portions of mississippi river valley along louisiana up towards the mississippi where you see the maroon shaded
which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. otherworldly things. but there are some things i've never seen before. this ge jet engine can understand 5,000 data samples per second. which is good for business. because planes use less fuel, spend l
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 980 (some duplicates have been removed)